Das Genetic Counselor
20134 Human Genetics
About the Unit
The Department of Human Genetics is the home within the Division of Biological Sciences for the study of basic principles of genetics and genomics as applied to human disease. We provide broad training in experimental genetics and genomics, statistical and population genetics, bioinformatics, and clinical genetics. A common theme throughout our research is the application of basic genetic principles and strategies to the study of disease mechanism, disease susceptibility, and the genetic architecture of complex traits. Our faculty bridge between basic and clinical research and train students for careers in academia, industry, and medicine.
Participate in the operations of the clinical molecular diagnostic laboratory.
- Review of test requests for appropriate information
- Answer phone calls regarding lab testing
- Write patient reports
- Participate in new test development activities
- Work with other members of the lab on various testing-related projects
- Ability to function independently with a high degree of initiative required.
- Ability to write and report genetic test results required.
- Knowledge of genetic testing technology required.
- Excellent communication skills and interpersonal working skills required.
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Master's degree in genetic counseling from an accredited program required.
- Computer experience with word processing and spreadsheet programs required.
- American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) board certified or eligible required.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
- Lab / office setting
- Sedentary work - ability to sit and use computer for up to two hours
- Cover Letter
- References (list of at least 3)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Job is Exempt?
Drug Test Required?
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Health Screen Required?
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